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Comments about the soundtrack for Star Wars: A New Hope (John Williams)

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Re: No use of Death Star motif?
• Posted by: Lou Zucaro   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Saturday, January 2, 2016, at 10:19 p.m.
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• In Response to: No use of Death Star motif? (Ashley Watts)

> 'The idea sadly disappears completely in the sequels, not even hinted in
> Return of the Jedi for the second Death Star.'

> Umm, am I hearing things, or wasn't that the Death Star motif at 1:49 into
> 'Battle of Endor III - Superstructure Chase'?

Is that the motif he was talking about? I assumed it was the other one, which you can hear on the '97 ANH CD in "Imperial Attack" from about 4:06 - 4:20.

I love that little motif, and it does make an appearance at least once in the ESB soundtrack, for instance in "Betrayal at Bespin" from about 0:10 to 0:15.

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